Kitty Catch Mouse – Early Test Gameplay – Gravity Switch in Twitch Mode

This is just after adding the gravity-shift mechanic. Twitch mode is what I’m calling the one-direction, reflex-training mode. There’s no velocity cap, so you can play the randomly generated racetrack as long as you can keep pace with the mouse. Right now the game plays like a one-button runner, so scrolling is automatic. You jump when you click and gravity shift when you click while in the air. Just ignore those colored tunnels. Those are for a feature that I haven’t implemented yet.  It should also be noted that this contains placeholder music and was used for testing purposes only.

N-Queens Puzzle

This is my solution to the famous 8-Queens Puzzle (and more general N-Queens Puzzle).  “So, what’s the 8-Queens Puzzle?”  you say. “Good question!” I say.  Wikipedia has a ton of information about this and summarizes as follows:

“The eight queens puzzle is the problem of placing eight chess queens on an 8×8 chessboard so that no two queens attack each other. Thus, a solution requires that no two queens share the same row, column, or diagonal. The eight queens puzzle is an example of the more general n-queens problem of placing n queens on an n×n chessboard, where solutions exist for all natural numbers n with the exception of 2 and 3″

Solutions to N-Queens Puzzles

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